Where To Take Medical Billing And Coding Classes

November 8, 2019

Where To Take Medical Billing And Coding Classes

What is Medical Coding?

Medical coders, sometimes called Medical Records and Health Information Technicians,  play an important role in keeping data secure, organized, and accessible. They must learn the classification systems that allow doctors’ offices, hospitals, and insurance companies to access medical data.

Why should I pursue Medical Billing and Coding?

Healthcare workers are always in high demand and there has never been a better time to enter the field of Medical Billing and Coding. More than 900,000 practicing physicians are relying on medical billers and coders to receive payment for their services. If you’ve always thought you wanted to enter the healthcare industry but just weren’t sure, this is also great introduction into that industry (a good way to ‘get your feet wet’).

How long will the course take?

This is one of our favorite reasons to follow this career path. During this time, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Professional Coder, Apprentice Status (CPC-A) exam.

What will I learn?

Students will learn the various systems and codes with which technicians classify and secure medical information. They will also gain foundational medical knowledge such as Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Office Procedures.